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'''Janelle Monáe Robinson''' (; born December 1, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and model signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records. After making a mark with her first unofficial studio album, ''The Audition (album)|The Audition'', she publicly debuted with a conceptual Extended play|EP titled ''Metropolis: Suite I (The Chase)'', which peaked at number 115 on the Billboard 200|''Billboard'' 200 in the United States. In 2010, Monáe released her critically acclaimed first full-length studio album, ''The ArchAndroid'', a concept album sequel to her first EP; it was released by Bad Boy Records. The album received critical acclaim and garnered a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album|Best Contemporary R&B Album nomination at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. The song "Tightrope (Janelle Monáe song)|Tightrope" was also nominated...
Birth nameJanelle Monáe Robinson
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Birth placeKansas City, Kansas, U.S.
ResidenceAtlanta, Georgia (U.S. state)|Georgia, U.S.
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Years active2003–present
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